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  • Another Successful Community Project Funded through SGP/GEF
    The Ministry was invited to the grand opening of Small Grants Programme (SGP) Project titled “Puipuiga o Eleele ma Siosiomaga o Lufilufi”, led by the Womens Committee of Lufilufi. The ceremony was started with an official prayer led by Rev. Aiva Lototau of the Catholic Church; followed by the grand […]
  • First Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) and Disaster Recovery Framework (DRF) Workshop conducted for the Water and Sanitation Sector
    On the 15-18th May 2018, a Post Disaster Needs Assessment and Disaster Recovery Framework Workshop was conducted for all Implementing Agencies and Stakeholders of the Water and Sanitation sector at the DBS Building, Level 6 Conference Room with more than 20 participants who attended. This was the […]
  • LAND AND SOIL WEEK 2018
    INTRODUCTION The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) is commemorating, for the first time ever, its ‘LAND AND SOIL’ week with particular emphasis and focus on the importance of SOILS as a natural resource in supporting life and its physical ecological systems and services on […]
  • Ministers Advisory Committee Site Inspection
    The Ministers Advisory Committee concluded with its site inspection for the islands of Upolu and Savaii. The purpose of this site inspection is to assess all sites and environmental concerns raised by the Advisory committee members. Keep in mind, the Advisory committee includes all members and […]
  • Access and Benefit Sharing Consultations in Samoa
    The Ministry through the Division of Environment and Conservation (DEC) had concluded with its consultation programs within communities around Samoa for the past 3 weeks in regards to “Access and Benefit Sharing”. This is derived from Samoa’s agreement on the United Nations Convention of Biological […]
  • National Logistic Unit Workshop
    The Disaster Management Office (DMO) and World Foods Program (WFP) officially started with its National Logistic Unit Workshop on 9th to 10th May 2018. The workshop aimed to: 1) Develop capacity of each agencies in regards to National Logistic Unit in order to increase preparedness during an […]
  • Small Grants Program
    The government of Samoa attaches great importance to durable, genuine partnerships and therefore has invested heavily to work with the UN agencies including the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) to support national capacities and efforts to address climate change […]
  • SAMOA RATIFIES THE KIGALI AMENDMENT TO PHASE-DOWN HYDROFLUOROCARBONS (HFCs) WHICH ARE HIGHLY POTENT SYNTHETIC GREENHOUSE GASES
    Samoa has become the 30th Party to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the Ozone Layer. The ratification signifies Samoa’s firm commitment to saving Planet Earth not only from ozone depletion but also from Global Warming. The Kigali Amendment was adopted […]
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment with its supporting partners will facilitate a consultation programme initiated by the Prime Minister –Afioga Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, for Selected Colleges in Samoa on 28th March 2017 (EFKS Hall Sogi, 9am) to discuss the 17 Sustainable […]
  • COMMEMORATION OF THE WORLD WATER AND FORESTS DAY 2018 IN SAMOA, 27th and 28th March 2018
    The International Day of Forests[1] (March 21st) and the World Water Day[2] (March 22nd) are annual events celebrated across the world to highlight the importance of, and advocate for the sustainable management of our freshwater and forest resources, especially in light of growing natural and human […]